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Sakhisizwe to break ground in December on Nelson Mandela Bay housing development

Developer Sakhisizwe will break ground in December on the first phase of the multi-billion rand Florida Heights integrated housing development in Nelson Mandela Bay

14 hours ago

From economic and water poverty to prosperity

We need to unlock more water resources and drive efficiency in our existing supplies to stimulate the economy and job growth

By Shafick Adams 1 day ago

#WindAc 2017: How to select a wind farm development site without compromising visual resources

There are many considerations to take into account when developing a wind farm, one of which is the impact on visual, aesthetic, and scenic resources in and around a potential location

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

SA architect Handre de la Rey's concrete sunglasses launch to market

Concrete sunglasses have for the first time been made available for commercial retail. The designer behind the range is South African architect Handre de la Rey

2 days ago

M1 Place given new lease on life with R85m revamp

Growthpoint Properties has converted its ageing retail warehousing property M1 Place in Marlboro, Sandton, into a modern retail park, with an R85m revamp

2 days ago

Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google

Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation startup owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has announced a partnership with the City of Toronto to develop a new waterfront precinct

By Sarah Barns 2 days ago

Life after 'day zero' in CT

People will have to make do with 25 litres of water per day for washing, cooking and personal hygiene if dam levels drop below 13.5% in Cape Town

By Tanya Farber and Anthony Molyneaux 17 Nov 2017

How machine learning can boost IoT efficacy

CIOs should leverage machine learning to turn the tsunami of data obtained in Internet of Things (IoT) deployments into actionable insights. This is according to a new report from Forrester.

17 Nov 2017

AHEC Seed to Seat Initiative to be displayed in CT

The American Hardwood Export Council's 'Seed to Seat' furniture collaborative will be displayed at Young Blood Gallery in Cape Town from 20 November to 20 December

17 Nov 2017

Cape Town delays Day Zero

The City of Cape Town has given a new date for Day Zero - the date the city will run out of water unless its residents curb their consumption even further

By Neels Blom 16 Nov 2017

Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Challenge winners announced

The winners in the Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Challenge were recently announced, each receiving incubation support from the LaunchLab in addition to a share of R100,000 seed funding from Attacq

16 Nov 2017

Inhouse designs new interior for Hartlief Gardens

Design studio, Inhouse, recently created the design concept for meat manufacturing company Harlief Deli's newly revamped branch in Gardens Shopping Centre in Cape Town

16 Nov 2017

Cape Town reprioritises budget to fund water projects

The City of Cape Town has reprioritised R2bn of its budget to fund seven additional water projects

15 Nov 2017

Pearson Conservatory in decay despite upgrade

Six years after the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality spent R5.5m renovating the Pearson Conservatory at St George's Park, the historical building is falling apart

By Devon Koen 15 Nov 2017

#WindAc 2017: Transition to renewables well under way

Today saw the start of WindAc Africa 2017 - the annual "academic hour for wind power" hosted by the South African Wind Energy Association

By Sindy Peters 14 Nov 2017

Atterbury opens European headquarters in Leiden

South African property developer Atterbury opened its new European headquarters in Leiden, Netherlands on Friday, 10 November

14 Nov 2017

Asrin Property Developers breaks ground on Cedar Place development

Construction has begun on Asrin Property Developers' 98-unit Cedar Place development in Grassy Park in Cape Town. Handovers are expected to begin on 31 October 2018

13 Nov 2017

Steelmaker ArcelorMittal profit builds on market recovery

Global steel giant ArcelorMittal said Friday, 10 November, its net profit soared in the third quarter thanks to solid market demand as well as strong prices for its products

13 Nov 2017

Serengeti Estates launches The Whistling Thorns apartments

Located on the second fairway of The Whistling Thorn, Serengeti Estate's nine-hole golf course, The Whistling Thorns apartments comprise 188 units with architecture and design by DHK Architects

10 Nov 2017

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International

Jordan plans new city to ease crowding and congestion

Jordan has announced plans to build a new city east of the capital Amman in order to ease rising population density and traffic congestion.

7 Nov 2017

Saudi 'giga projects': tall ambitions, high risks

From a holographic lion to talking robots and flying taxis, Saudi Arabia has dazzled investors with plans for hi-tech "giga projects" - but sceptics question their viability in an era of cheap oil.

30 Oct 2017

Italy's high-rise forests take root around the world

As balconies bristle with tree branches and sunshine dapples the leaves of thousands of plants, two apartment buildings in the heart of Milan have almost disappeared under lush forest.

9 Oct 2017

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